Frontend Engineer

Background:
HomeAway, Inc. an Expedia group company, is the world’s leading vacation rental marketplace with over 1.2 million listings in 193 countries. Our global platform spans across over 40 websites and 22 languages. As a part of that family, HomeAway Asia is a rapidly expanding business unit focused on emerging markets growth, while having that same commitment to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental that creates unforgettable travel experiences together.

Role Purpose:
As a Frontend Engineer at HomeAway, you will have the opportunity to work on an exciting range of technologies and platforms that power HomeAway's sites and services in the emerging markets region. You will be expected to build on the existing platform and deliver scalable, end-to-end solutions using a variety of frontend and backend technology stacks.

Responsibilities:
- Design and implement product features and functionality for various HomeAway sites and services
- Integrate with partners and build API's for external services on the HomeAway platform
- Work with the Product, Business, and Sales teams to gather and understand requirements and deliver scalable solutions
- Write high quality, maintainable code
- Participate in design discussions, reviews and propose/implement solutions to technical problems and challenges

Qualifications & Experience:
- B.S, M.S, and/or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent
- At least 3 years of working experience in web application development
- Deep understanding of web fundamentals including HTML5, DOM, CSS/Sass & JavaScript
- Strong experience in modern frontend concerns like cross-browser compatibility, responsive web design, performance & security
- Familiarity with frameworks like Bootstrap, Backbone & React is a plus
- Worked with backend technologies including MVC frameworks like Ruby on Rails, NoSQL databases & RESTful JSON APIs
- Good understanding of networking, data structures, algorithms, and computer science fundamentals
- Demonstrable attention to detail & understanding of design & UX
- Top-notch written English and communication skills
- A team player, with a non-individualistic approach towards established codebases and development practices

Meet Some of HomeAway's Employees

Yaneli R.

U.S. Marketing Specialist

Yaneli showcases HomeAway’s spectacular home rentals from social media to email campaigning—helping family and friends explore new and exciting travel destinations.

Chris T.

Senior Manager, Business Intelligence

Chris powers HomeAway’s Business Team—crunching numbers, developing ideas, and strategizing future goals to make HomeAway the industry’s top selling vacation rental brand.


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